NanoDays is a nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering and its potential impact on the future. Events are organized by participants in the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network (NISE Net) and will occur at over 200 science museums, research centers, and universities across the country. Resources are available for download and an online catalog features a variety of educational programs and activities, media, evaluation reports, and tools and guides.
Nano Days in the San Francisco Bay Area
The Tech Museum of Innovation
Free with museum admission
On March 30-April 7, 2013, The Tech Museum of Innovation will celebrate nanotechnology. Explore nanoscience with different daily offerings from a variety of wonderful hands-on programs. NanoDays at The Tech will consist of some of the following programs everyday.
Lawrence Hall of Science – Berkeley
Open Make at the Hall: Tiny Tech
Exhibit – Multimedia: All Public Programs | April 20 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Discover the tools, techniques, and ingenuity of local Makers and make your own artistic and innovative creations.
Miniatures, nanotechnology, and the super-tiny come out at our final Open Make of the season. Bring your little things and get inspired by the big impact your mini-creations can have. Featured Makers and activities include: tiny keepsake box making with Jennifer Jordan-Wong from the East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse, and make your own gummy capsule, play with smart metals, make a liquid crystal sensor, and experiment with superhydrophobic surfaces with the Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network.
Event Contact: 510-642-5132
Naturalist Center at the California Academy of Sciences
NANO DAYS AT THE NATURALIST CENTER
March 30-April 7, 2013
Discover nanoscale science and engineering and its potential impact on the future during NanoDays, a nationwide festival of educational programs. More information coming soon at www.calacademy.org/academy/exhibits/naturalist_center/nnotebook/. Naturalist Center at the California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. (415) 379-8000.